The Old Lady Who Makes Bets

A little old lady went into the headquarters of the Bank of America, one day, carrying a large bag of money.

She insisted that she must speak with the president of the bank to open a savings account because, “It’s a lot of money!”

The receptionist objected, stating, “You can’t just walk in here and expect to see the president of the Bank of America.

“He’s a very busy man.”

“But I am here to make a very large cash deposit,” added the old woman.

The receptionist momentarily looked at the sack of money, then walked back to one of the rear offices. She came back and said,

“You’re in luck this morning, he will see you,” and ushered her in to see the president of the Bank of America.

When she walked in to a large office with a nicely tailored man behind a great oaken desk.  The bank president stood up and asked, “How can I help you?”

She replied, “I would like to open a savings account,” and placed the bag of money on his desk.

“How much would you like to deposit?” he asked curiously.

“$180,000, if you please,” and dumped the cash out of her bag onto his desk.

The President was suprised to see all this cash, so he asked her,

“Ma’am, I’m surprised you’re carrying so much cash around, especially a woman at your stage in life. Where did you come by this kind of money?”

The old lady coyly replied, “I make bets.”

Surprised, the president then asked, “Bets?

What kind of bets?”

The old woman said, “Well, for example, I’ll bet you $25,000 that your balls are square.”


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  1. Fine, until some editor totally screwed up the punchline.

    “Nothing, except I bet him $100,000 that at 10:00 a.m. today, I’d have the president of the Bank of America by the balls.”

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